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The Pel Mel

Point/Counterpoint: Does Technology Separate Us?

Charlotte Edmunds, Junior, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 30, 2017

Filed under Opinion

We have become a world completely dependent on technology. Every tedious task has been made instant and easy, as our mobile devices have begun to replace physical effort. Instead of going to the store or the mall, we can have...

Point/Counterpoint: Does Technology Separate Us?

Nic Franchini, Sophomore, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2017

Filed under Opinion

“Technology is a useful servant but a dangerous master,” Norwegian historian, teacher, and political scientist Christian Lous Lange once wrote. He meant that technology can help us and bring us together socially, but only...

The Ben  Commandments

The Ben Commandments

November 30, 2017

Staff Editorial: Separating Artists From Their Actions

Sarah Cullen, Senior, Co-Graphic Design and Layout Editor

November 30, 2017

Filed under Opinion

It seemed, in the past few weeks, that every time one turned on the news, there was another wave of celebrity scandals and allegations: Academy Award-winning producer Harvey Weinstein, Academy Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey,...

Point/Counterpoint: Rethinking Thanksgiving

Maria Comerford, Sophmore, Co-Photography Editor

November 30, 2017

Filed under Opinion

In most American households, Thanksgiving is a day about showing appreciation and love to family and friends, while enjoying a traditional holiday feast. However, there are others who believe that this perception of Thanksgiving...

Point/Counterpoint: In Favor of Kneeling During The Nation Anthem

Leana Rutt, Junior, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Colin Kaepernick, quarterback for the 49ers, sat during the National Anthem for the first time on August 14, 2016. He said, “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people...

A Monumental Problem

Madison Popovic, Sophomore, Co-Managing Director

October 31, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Theodore Roosevelt once said, “The more you know about the past, the better prepared you are for the future.” There are those who believe, however, that knowing about the past doesn’t necessarily mean celebrating every aspect...

The Ben Commandments: Humorous Advice You Never Really Asked For

Ben Glickman, Junior, Co-Editorial Director

October 31, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Q: I am really excited for Halloween, but I feel like I can’t go trick-or-treating. What should I do? A: Try going as a teenager who studies and does their homework. You are sure to be complimented for your space alien costume. Q:...

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